JUNY MAG AKA Junya Yamaguchi IS A JAPANESE MUSIC PRODUCER / COMPOSER / Arranger / Keyboardist
BASED IN New York & Los ANGELES.
In 2014, Junya Played "America The Beautiful" At The Super Bowl 2014 With Queen Latifah. In The Latest Work, Junya Played At Artpark 2014 Opening For Ringo Starr (Beatles), As A Member Of Andy Suzuki & The Method.
Junya Born And Raised In Yokohama City, Japan. He Started Playing Keyboard At The Age Of Ten, Spent A Lot Of Time To Arrange And Compose Many Kinds Of Music. At The Age Of 18, He Started Playing Jazz Piano. After Spending Several Years For Studying And Working In Jazz Scene, He Formed His Funk/Jazz/R&B/Hip-Hop Band Named ''ULANORI''(thumbs up for the bass player SOU HARADA for surviving in this industry yet;)
Since Junya Moved To New York City In 2008, Junya Has Worked With Various Musicians/Producers Such As
ALUNA (ALUNA GEORGE)
SOKO7 of The Order(Grammy Winner, Beyonce)
SYD (the internet)
Chuck Harmony(Rihanna, Mary J Bride, Ne-Yo, Janet Jackson)
Claude Kelly(Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Whitney Houston)
Rico Beats(Nikki Menaj, 50 Cent)
David Linnaburg(Jay-Z, Drake, J-Cole)
Mark Bell(Sean Paul)
Tenna Torres(American Idol Season 12)
Gedeon Luke(American Idol Season 5)
Yahzarah(Ex-Back Ground Vocalist For Erykah Badu)
Darien Brockington(Foreign Exchange)
David Jamision(Flo Rida)
BEATDOWN(Mike Shinoda Of LINKIN PARK)
JUJU(Sony Recording Artist, Winner Of Japan Record Awards, Japan Gold Disc Awards, And Japan Usen Awards)
Shota Shimizu(Sony Recording Artist)
Soshi Uchida(Grooveline, Neo Blues Maki)
King Aswad(The Musical Rent)
Ano Okera(The Musical Rent)
Kappa Tanabe(Joe, Estelle)
Hiroyuki Sanada(Groove Collective)
Tak Sokusai(John Legend, DMX)
Keita Ogawa(Yoyo Ma) To Name A Few.
Also Have Performed At Some Of The Most Important Venues For Live Performance In The Country (Blue Note New York, Joe’s Pub, SOB’s, Highline Ballroom, City Winery, Iridium, Village Underground, Artpark2014).
JUNYA HAS BEEN WORKING AS JUNY MAG SINCE 2015 AFTER HE MOVED OUT TO LOS ANGELES.
After leaving New York in 2014. Now he’s based in Los Angeles mainly focus on producing and composing.
While he’s been playing for Andy Suzuki and the method across the country and do some shows on Rock boat etc, he’s also been working with Brian Soko, Murder Beats, Rasool Diaz, Aluna George, unique Zayas, Omlord and so on.